Whether for an individual or a group of up to 32 people, Equinox Fishing Charters provide an energetic day of fishing that you’ll never forget. Their experienced friendly guides can cater to anyone, from the beginner through to the experienced fishing enthusiast. The pristine tropical waters around Darwin are teeming with some of the best fighting fish around and your crew will take you to inshore and offshore reefs.
Their two vessels are top of the range with the latest fish-finding electronics and safety equipment on board, ample seating, large fishing decks and all the amenities for a comfortable but thrilling fishing adventure.
So come and get hooked with the team at Equinox Fishing Charters.
Service TypesCruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife
Disabled AssistanceCaters for limited mobility Disabled access available Wheelchair access
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Specialising in full and half day fishing charters from Darwin, departing from Cullen bay ferry terminal wharf. Enjoy an exhilarating day of Bluewater sport fishing along Darwin’s rugged coastline. You will motor out to the deep blue and visit such locations as Fish Reef, Middle Reef, Lorna Shoals and Bass Reef.
Offering 5-hour, 7-hour and 10-hour charters travelling 20-50km offshore, targeting an assortment of reef fish including Black Jewfish, Golden Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Rock Cod and other reef dwelling fish.
The day includes, morning and afternoon tea, a smorgasbord lunch, cold soft drinks and ice cold water. Fishing mariner rods with reels, bait and ice.
Destinations include Bathurst Island, Melville Island, Perron Islands, depending on the tides and seasonal conditions.
Equinox Fishing Charters can also freeze your fish and box into airline approved freight boxes, for a cost of AUD20.00 each, if you wish to fly your fish back home.
They provide breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, a smorgasbord lunch and a barbecue dinner, cold soft drinks and ice cold water. Fishing mariner rods with Shimano Tekota and Penn reels bait and ice. All rods and reels are supplied on a replacement if lost or damaged basis.
The half day charters (five hours) travel up to 20 kilometres from Darwin to some of the best fishing locations in the Top End of Australia. All fishing equipment is provided – they will even bait your hooks if required.
Whether you are booking as an individual or with a group of up to 32 people, whether you are a beginner or an experienced angler, Equinox Fishing Charters will provide an experience you will never forget.
Tour times are dependant on tides and they also offer night sunset charters. After boarding, you leave through the Cullen Bay Lock and head out to some of their favourite fishing spots, and anchor on various reefs and wrecks throughout.
You will target a whole range of reef fish in the Top End including golden snapper, rock cod, tricky snapper, jewfish, coral trout, salmon and many more. You’ll also put baits out for Spanish mackerel, tuna, cobia and giant trevally (seasonal).
Any fish you choose to keep will be cleaned, gutted and gilled. If you wish to take your catch home, airline approved freight boxes are for sale if you wish to fly your fish back home.